Poccessor (was All Praise the Fount of All Knowledge!)
|From:||Bob Greenwade <bob.greenwade@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 21, 2002, 23:47|
At 04:47 PM 3/17/02 +0000, And Rosta wrote:
>"Poccessor of Arcane Trivia" should be made one of his offical titles.
>Next, we have to decide what it means. Obviously on one level it's a
>portmanteau of _processor_ and _possessor_, but if we take it at face
>value, and pronounce it /p@k'sEs@(r)/, what it it mean? Creatively
>philological minds, please make your suggestions.
I'd say just combine the meanings of the two root words: to poccess is
to possess and process, to hold and keep but in a dynamic rather than
static state. In this context he'd be not only possessing the arcane
trivia, but constantly processing it into new arcane trivia.
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